Library Community Survey

Dear Valued Patron: We are currently revising the library’s Strategic Plan and would appreciate you taking ten minutes to answer a few questions for us. This survey will help us determine how we may best serve the community now and in the next five years.  The survey has three parts. The first set of questions […]

New COVID Level Plan

Trails Regional Library’s Board of Trustees has approved an updated COVID-19 Plan for its 8 branch locations. This new plan comes in response to the changing nature of the pandemic as it affects library services. This plan includes 5 color-coded levels that are specific to each branch location. Level changes will be communicated on posted […]

New Digital Resources

Thanks to ARPA funding through the Missouri State Library, Trails Regional Library is pleased to make three new digital resources available at no cost to our patrons. Access these resources by clicking the links below. Don’t forget about all of our other digital resources, available 24/7 at trailslibrary.org/resources Teen Health and Wellness This award-winning resource […]

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Creating a Digital Budget

Ready to organize your finances into a digital spreadsheet? Kelli from the Warrensburg Branch of Trails Regional Library presents a series of helpful videos to guide you through the process. This three-part series is also available on-demand via the Trails Regional Library YouTube page. To access the slides presented and find helpful budgeting templates, click […]

Missouri Digital Newspaper Project

The State Historical Society of Missouri is pleased to present a growing collection of digitized historic newspapers. These images are freely available to the public and are keyword-searchable. The Johnson  County papers included in the completed grant cycle are now available here: https://shsmo.org/collections/newspapers/mdnp Focused on merging meaningful historic content with innovative modern technology, the State Historical […]

Library Launches Books By Mail

June 16, 2021 Trails Regional Library Launches Books By Mail Service Trails Regional Library, through special funding from the Trails Regional Library Foundation, is launching a new Books By Mail service for homebound patrons. This service will allow library materials, including books, CD audiobooks, and DVDs, to be mailed to patrons who are unable to […]

Library Seeks RFQs for Professional Engineering Services

The Trails Regional Library of Warrensburg, Missouri requests qualifications for engineering services to assist in a project which may be financed with Missouri property tax revenue funding. The project consists of potential structural and hardscape systems assessment, replacement recommendations, bid specifications or scope of work for possible roof replacement and construction inspection for a building […]

Library Launches Self Checkout Machines

May 25, 2021 Trails Regional Library launched self checkout machines at 6 branches last week. These machines were funded in part through 2020 CARES Act funding from the Johnson County, Missouri government. The self checkouts will allow patrons a safe, contactless, and private way to check out library materials, check their accounts, and pay for […]

Summer Reading Program 2021

Trails Regional Library is proud to announce that the 2021 Summer Reading Program will be held from June 1 – July 31, 2021. This program is funded by a grant of $7,750 from the Missouri State Library. The program’s theme will be Tails and Tales, featuring animal mascots to encourage reading and writing. The Library […]